Rafael Lovato Jr is a fifth degree Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt and is one of the most successful jiu jitsu practitioners of all time.
From a very young age, Rafael took a keen interest in martial arts, and eventually went on to train jiu jitsu at the age of 13. As a result of his commitment to the world of martial arts, Rafael is now a multiple jiu jitsu & MMA world champion.
Rafael was the first person ever to win the European Open Championships, Pan-American Championships, Brazilian National Championships and World Championships, which he won all in the same year. Rafael has since gone on to win multiple competitions throughout his career, making him the most decorated jiu jitsu practitioner of all time.
Rafael owns his own academy, Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts based in Oaklahoma, USA, where he is an instructor. Rafael also shares his extensive jiu jitsu knowledge through his online training site, Timeless Jiu Jitsu.